Happy New Year and Welcome

Happy New Year and Welcome
To my readers and followers, happy new year and welcome to 2024, I hope to share another year of fun, ideas and inspiration from my home, my garden and my wardrobe with you. For new… View Post

11 February 2023 – signs of life

11 February 2023 – signs of life
What a joy to see the first of my seeds germinating. The onions were eager to get going, tiny little white and green strands unfurling before my eyes, and now four of the tomato ‘Heinz’… View Post

The weekend roundup

The weekend roundup
This weekend yielded much more gardening opportunity than I expected. Saturday we were out for the day with friends, mostly outside, and there was definitely a nip in the air! Sunday was a day for… View Post

Garlic and field beans

Garlic and field beans
A quick 20 mins in the garden to plant the last few handfuls of garlic cloves that didn’t make it into the ground before Christmas. This year I’m growing Elephant garlic, which went in in… View Post

Tips for simple living – What to do in Winter

Tips for simple living – What to do in Winter
So much has been forgotten about living simply, or slowly, with the assumption that new ways, more technology and spending money on a ‘mod con’ is the way to a better, happier life. In fact,… View Post